Iowa is known for warm, humid summers and snowy winters — but its beautiful fall and spring hues really shine.
The Rosenfield Center is the heart of the campus with classrooms, offices, mail room, dining hall, and Spencer Grill.
The modern, Cesar Pelli-designed building is a notable and prominent piece of campus architecture.
Arrion Dennis and Michael Hunt host a radio show on KDIC, the College radio station, in honor of Black History Month.
Floor-to-ceiling windows in Spencer Grill let in lots of natural light and make it an inviting location.
The Grill is the perfect place to work on group projects together or just catch up with friends.
A flash mob in Spencer Grill proves that Grinnellians know how to play — even during finals week.
The mezzanine above the Grill, a favorite meeting place, overlooks flags of current students’ countries of origin.
In the Marketplace dining hall, you’ll find lots of choices, many cooked before your eyes, from a variety of cuisines.
Most dishes can be catered to your own tastes; and when in doubt, there is usually pizza.
Grinnellians can eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the main dining area, which overlooks North and East Campus.
The dining hall’s mezzanine offers more intimate dining spaces and tables that overlook the main dining hall.
Students looking for a quiet space can find it in the cozy Laurel Leaf Lounge.
The Laurel Leaf Lounge — with its large oculus and big gas fireplace — is a favorite place to study, read, or nap.
Built as the result of a student initiative, the swing set is a favorite age-regression tool for students craving a break.
Students pile book bags and jackets in the JRC lobby before entering the dining hall.
Approached from the north, the dining hall is to the left; the Laurel Leaf Lounge and Spencer Grill are to the right.
Students take time to joke around for a photographer in the courtyard leading into the Rosenfield Center.
The lounge across from the Grill has computer stations where you can check email or print out readings between classes.
The billiards room has Ping-Pong, foosball, a TV, and pool tables; students often grab a game before or after dinner.